The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has been enacting a series of measures to preserve and promote volumes of epics of the Ede people, which are currently in danger of disappearing from the community.
An international workshop featuring Vietnam’s Bai choi singing and similar arts in the world will be held in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, on January 13-14.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of central Quang Ngai province is gearing up for the launch of home-stay service in Ly Son island district.
(VOV) -Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien is leading a Vietnamese delegation seeking UNESCO recognition for Vi-Giam folk singing at a conference in Paris.
Mother Goddess worshippers, as well as those curious about the practice, can enjoy performances dedicated to the deities at a cultural festival in the capital next month.
(VOV) -The Vietnamese Embassy held a seminar in Oslo, the capital of Norway, as part of an effort to promote travel to Vietnam.
State President Truong Tan Sang offered incense to Vietnam’s founding fathers, Hung Kings, at the national historical relic site of the Hung Kings’ Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho on September 18.
Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has identified a list of 19 additional national intangible cultural heritages.
The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.
Nguyen Dang Che and Nguyen Huu Sam from the northern province of Bac Ninh are two of the few remaining artisans specialising in Dong Ho folk painting – a centuries-old tradition deeply engrained in the mind of the Vietnamese people.
A collection of ritual outfits used in Vietnam's Mother Goddesses worship will be displayed in Europe next month.
(VOV) - Ten ASEAN nations will attend a solidarity week scheduled to take place from November 18-23 at Hanoi’s Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
(VOV) -One of Vietnam’s most highly acclaimed and brilliantly original cultural shows – “Vietn’Âme” (Soul of Vietnam) –took the stage in Paris on July 4, attracting huge international audiences.
Many experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) along with domestic and foreign scholars have discussed ways to preserve and promote folk values of Vi-Dam singing in contemporary society.
The first national festival of “Don ca tai tu”, the musical art that UNESCO has recognised as intangible cultural heritage, officially opened in the southern province of Bac Lieu on April 24 with the participations of artists from 21 provinces and cities in the region.
(VOV) - Thousands of people, including Party and State officials, pilgrims and Vietnamese expatriates, offered incense to commemorate Hung Kings – the nation’s founders – at a solemn ceremony in Phu Tho province on April 9.
The Central Highland province of Gia Lai is making every effort to preserve and promote the cultural space of its famous gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an intangible and oral masterpiece of human culture in 2006.
An old man passionately plays a three-string lute, while another man beats castanets and a young woman sings classical songs.
The Mekong delta province of Tra Vinh launched a “don ca tai tu” (amateur singing) festival for local people on December 23-24 to honour the art, which was recognised as a piece of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.